Church Gym At 1st-Centenary United Methodist To Honor Johnny Oneal

Thursday, January 23, 2014

On Sunday, in the Kate Lyle West Chapel at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 410 McCallie Ave.,during the Sunday School hour, there will be a no-obligation information session to learn about the mission trip to Costa Rica on July 5-12. We will partner with our missionaries, Ray and Lidia Zirkel and work at the children's home outside San Jose. The mission trip is for both new and experienced mission  trippers.

The church gym will be named in honor of Johnny Oneal at both the 8:30 and 10:45 a.

m. sanctuary services on Sunday. A reception and dedication will follow the 10:45 a.m. service. Dr. Doug Fairbanks will speak in the sanctuary services on "Give Me More Light," with text from Matthew 4:12-23. The Rev. Brian Davis will speak in The Vine service at 10:45 a.m. on "God Won't Give You More Than You  Can Handle," with text from James Chapter 1.



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